An assessment, skills tracking system, and curriculum guide for skills that are essential for independence.
The Assessment of Functional Living Skills (AFLS) has the ease, look, and familiarity of the ABLLS-R extended to necessary skills of independence in home, school, and community settings.
The Assessment of Functional Living Skills program consists of:
... The AFLS Guide--A teaching companion that contains task analyses, teaching suggestions, and prompting strategies, and
... Six individually available assessment protocols including Basic Living Skills, Home Skills, Community Participation Skills, School Skills, Independent Living Skills and Vocational Skills.
Along with the AFLS Guide, the Protocols assess functional, practical, and essential skills of everyday life. Each assessment protocol can be used alone, but the protocols are conceptualized as parts of an extended assessment spanning a continuum throughout a learner's life in home, school, and community settings. Each distinct module is connected by unifying themes and overarching goals for maximizing a learner's freedom, independence, and opportunities. Different economical bundles are available.
THIS ITEM is the Independent Living Skills Protocol.
The AFLS Independent Living Skills Assessment Protocol provides caregivers and professionals with information to teach essential skills to learners who are being prepared to live either independently or in a shared residence with others. This criterion-referenced assessment covers a wide variety of skills that promote independent living. There are many skills that are critical in order to live independently including organizing possessions, cleaning and cooking as well as money management skills related to financial planning, banking, bill paying, using debit and credit cards, and shopping. Each learner needs to know how to travel in the community, must also have good hygiene practices, and take medication as prescribed. This protocol also incorporates skills about the assertion of personal rights, awareness of the motivation of others as well as managing relationships with others in various settings. The Independent Living Skills Module includes:
... Organizational Skills.
... Maintenance & Cleaning.
... Mechanics & Repairs.
... Community Travel.
... Kitchen Tools & Appliances.
... Food & Meal Planning.
... Money Management. .
... Independent Shopping
... Personal Management.
... Problem Solving.
... Social Interactions.
... Living with Others.
... Interpersonal Relationships.
"The AFLS is a critical tool for clearly defining targets dealing with functional living skills! This tool has been sorely needed for meeting the needs of many children, adolescents and adults. A must have for meeting the needs of our low-incidence population! A very needed tool!"--Dustin from Colorado.
"I was just introduced to the AFLS books. I have to tell you I am so thankful, they are wonderful. It made me see how many things I still do for my son with autism and didn't even realize. These would have been great for my typical daughter too as she is married now and still calls me to say, "How do you tell if meat is spoiled?" and many other questions that are in your books. I've always loved the ABLLS-R and now the AFLS really helps me look at my son's total picture. Thanks...!"--Susan from Florida
91 pages. 201516